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Garlic 'Grow Your Own Collection' (Autumn Planting)

Allium sativum

Hardy Bulb

 Customer Rating

Autumn planting. Hardneck/ Softneck.

Easy to grow and so good for you!

  • Collection comprises 1 bulb each of the following autumn planting varieities:
  • Garlic ‘Red Donetsk’ - A strong flavoured variety originating from Ukraine, with attractive purple striping.
  • Garlic ‘Early Purple Wight’ - The earliest hardneck variety currently available from autumn planting.
  • Garlic ‘Lautrec Wight’ - France's finest hardneck garlic producing very pretty bulbs with white outer skins and deep pink cloves.
  • Garlic ‘Vallelado’ - A spanish softneck variety with strong flavour, developed in the north of the country, making it better suited to the UK climate and growing conditions.
  • Garlic ‘Wight Cristo’ - A softneck variety producing pure white bulbs with an elegant bouquet.
  • Garlic ‘Solent Wight’ - A reliable softneck variety which is one of the best for its overall eating and keeping qualities.
  • Garlic ‘Red Duke’ - Described as hot and spicy in taste tests. A white-skinned hardneck variety with purple-cased cloves.
  • Garlic ‘Carcassonne Wight’ - Produces pink cloves, similar to Lautrec, but are possibly of a superior bouquet and character.
  • Garlic ‘Provence Wight’ - Provence can produce bulbs that approach Elephant Garlic size. The large, fat cloves are superb in aioli and bouillabaisse, but adds a 'taste of Provence' to all of your garlic recipes.
  • Garlic ‘Germidour’ - This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour.

  • PLUS 5 cloves of Elephant Garlic!


    Useful links:

    How to grow garlic

Ideal For:
kitchen garden
Flowering Period:
May, June, July
Position:
full sun
    • 10 garlic bulbs + 5 elephant garlic cloves

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    • Despatch: By end of September 2014
    • £29.99
Plant garlic in rows in any well drained soil in full sun. It is important that the soil does not become waterlogged so incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost to improve drainage and feed the soil. On particularly heavy soils, grow garlic in raised beds. Carefully split the bulb into individual cloves. Plant each clove at a depth of 2cm (1") below the surface of the soil and 10cm (4") apart, leaving 45cm (18") between each row.
Weed rows of garlic regularly and protect crops from birds by covering them with netting. Garlic is undemanding and will only require watering during particularly dry periods. Harvest garlic from July, when the leaves begin to turn yellow, by loosening them from the ground with a trowel. Gently wash and dry garlic bulbs, then place them in a warm dry position to dry out, prior to storing them. Bulbs can then be stored in good condition for up to 3 months.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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Reviews
  1. Garlic selection

    By sally PARRETT 25-04-2012

    by sally parrett Excellent variety supplied, planted before the frost, easy to follow instructions, and already growing well, cant wait to try some. i would recommend the garlic selection as not only do you get a variety of garlic bulbs you also get 5 free elephant garlic bulbs really excellent value. thank you.

  2. Elephant garlic

    By Seonag Smith 18-09-2011

    This grew amazingly well for us despite the poor summer,as did the garlic selection. We planted in the spring but this year going to give it a go in the autumn to see if it will survive the Hebridean winter!

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